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Op-ed | We want economic revitalization on Coney Island, but not a casino

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Feb. 12, 2024 Coney Islanders Against A Casino

This op-ed was written by Edwin Cosme, Mathylde Frontus, Angela Kravtchenko, Linda Harrison, Yelena Makhnin, Yvonne Mayo, Orlando Mendez, Astrudge McLean, Sharaya Means, Michael Quinn, Ronald Stewart, Erica Turner, Ann Valdez and Sophia Williams

Affordable housing lottery opens at city’s largest geothermal apartment building in Coney Island

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Jan. 23, 2024 By Anna Bradley-Smith An affordable housing lottery has launched for 139 apartments in one tower of a new two-towered development on Coney Island’s Surf Avenue. The almost block-long development overlooks the ocean and has the city’s largest geothermal heating and cooling system, according to the project’s architect, as well as an outdoor pool. The tallest of the two towers reaches 26 stories and is located at 1515 Surf Ave. The smaller 16-story building at 2925 West 16th Street holds all the apartments included in the lottery, Department of Buildings permits show. Together, the development, dubbed 1515 Surf, has…
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